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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Manning branded a 'traitor and anarchist' at court martial

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 10:13am by Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fort Meade, United States Soldier passed secrets to help al-Qaeda, says prosecutor in wrap up of court martial Soldier Bradley Manning betrayed his country ... but well-intentioned truth-teller. "He was not a troubled young soul, he was a determined soldier with the knowledge, ability and desire to harm the United States in its war effort," lead prosecutor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1291082/manning-branded-traitor-and-anarchist-court-martial
  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Barack Obama delays United States immigration reform as mid-term polls loom

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 04:30am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington President denies trying to protect Democrats in mid-term polls in November, but Republican leader calls it 'Washington politics at its worst' Obama delays reformon immigration policy US President Barack Obama says that the surge of immigrant children entering the US illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1587406/barack-obama-delays-united-states-immigration-reform-mid-term-polls-loom
  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Rising US income inequality hits state tax revenue and threatens budgets

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 10:17pm by AP

    ... they're at risk without a strong flow of tax revenue. The prospect of having to raise taxes to balance a state budget is a politically delicate one. The allure of low taxes has been used by states ... Associated Press in Washington Richest 1 per cent are thriving, but they often shield much of their income from taxes Rising US wealth gap hits state revenue Income inequality is taking ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1593297/rising-us-income-inequality-hits-state-tax-revenue-and-threatens-budgets
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Smart gun opponents in the United States force a sales rethink

    Posted May 05th 2014, 05:43am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... guns The latest skirmish over the United States' first smart gun, marked last week by death threats against a Maryland gun dealer who wanted to sell the weapon, has raised doubts about its ... under which only smart handguns can be sold there within three years of being sold anywhere in the country. The law, they fear, will be replicated in other states. Similar proposals have been ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1504327/smart-gun-opponents-united-states-force-sales-rethink
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Growing numbers of Americans renounce United States citizenship

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 05:04am by AP

    ... saw there was something more. Her United States passport had four holes punched through it from cover to cover. Her departure from life as an American was stamped final, with the words: ... of politics, family or personal identity. Some say signing away citizenship was a huge relief. Others recall being sickened by the decision. One of the few times rejected US citizenship has received ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1498385/growing-numbers-americans-renounce-united-states-citizenship
  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    California state senator Leland Yee pleads not guilty to graft charges

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:44pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in San Francisco US state senator pleads not guilty to graft charges Leland Yee, a prominent California state senator previously charged with bribery, has pleaded not guilty to a new count of racketeering and to previously filed charges of accepting and soliciting bribes in exchange for exerting his influence in the state capital, Sacramento. The revised ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1564447/california-state-senator-leland-yee-pleads-not-guilty-graft-charges
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    With recovery fragile, shutdown will hit United States economy

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... years, not preparing for retirement. The recovery from the recession has been sluggish and repeatedly held back by political budget battles, but many had been hoping the economy would pick up ... to be in non-essential jobs and facing lay-offs would be able to recoup their pay, as they did in 1996. The current political environment suggests this would be hotly contested. If a shutdown were to last more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1322427/recovery-fragile-shutdown-will-hit-united-states-economy
  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    State of emergency declared in Arizona as record floods kill one

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 10:22pm by NYT

    ... Deadly deluge Vehicles are stranded in floodwaters after record-breaking rainfall deluged parts of the US state of Arizona. Governor Jan Brewer declared a state of emergency on Monday ... non-essential state employees to stay home. Photo: AP ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1588854/state-emergency-declared-arizona-record-floods-kill-one
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama vows US will not be intimidated by new Islamic State beheading

    Posted Sep 03rd 2014, 07:42pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Tallinn Obama vows the US would not forget the “terrible crime against these two fine young men” President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that the United States ... came after he said the United States had verified the authenticity of a video released on Tuesday showing the beheading of freelance reporter Steven Sotloff, two weeks after journalist James ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1584542/obama-says-beheading-videos-wont-intimidate-us
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Islamic State poses threat to US ‘beyond anything we’ve seen’, says Pentagon

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 05:31pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represents a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda The sophistication, wealth and military might of Islamic State militants represent a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda, US military leaders said on Thursday. “They ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1579331/islamic-state-threat-beyond-anything-weve-seen-says-pentagon

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